'Lucy' Takes Wednesday with $3.74M; 'Hercules' Adds $2.6MJuly 31, 2014 07:40 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Universal reports that Lucy took in $3.74 million yesterday, off 31 percent from Tuesday. Its 6-day domestic total stands at $58.05 million, or 20.5 percent ahead of where 2010's Salt was at the same point.

Paramount's and MGM's Hercules grabbed $2.6 million on Wednesday for a 31 percent daily drop. The Dwayne Johnson-led pic has earned $39.5 million thus far, 4 percent behind the pace of Wrath of the Titans.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes took third yesterday with $1.85 million, off 52.5 percent from the same day last week. Its domestic cume is now $179.0 million, 29 percent ahead of its predecessor through the same point in release.

Planes: Fire and Rescue grossed $1.37 million on Wednesday for a 35 percent week-to-week drop. The animated sequel has earned $39.9 million in its first 13 days, or 20 percent less than its predecessor.

Rounding out the top five, The Purge: Anarchy grabbed $1.2 million yesterday as it slid 52 percent from last week. The thriller sequel has tallied $56.3 million so far, 2 ahead of the pace of its predecessor.


Daily Domestic Gross Sun, Feb. 27 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 27 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Snow Day$2,414,513-37%2,7097$891$42,722,9813Paramount
2The Whole Nine Yards$2,359,927-48%2,9100$811$28,500,3852Warner Bros.
3The Tigger Movie$2,131,019-25%2,81863$756$30,646,9533Disney
4Reindeer Games$2,127,106-38%2,204--$965$8,055,7141Miramax / Dimension
5Pitch Black$1,979,062-36%1,93098$1,025$23,021,7332USA Films
6Hanging Up$1,813,321-44%2,6180$693$26,001,0352Sony / Columbia
7Wonder Boys$1,461,071-46%1,253--$1,166$5,856,8531Paramount
8Scream 3$1,209,485-41%3,099-269$390$78,459,2824Miramax / Dimension
9American Beauty$1,201,583-43%1,32336$908$80,771,63424DreamWorks
10The Green Mile$452,371--1,746--$259$127,049,23112Warner Bros.